Category Archives: Tech News

At the State of the Union, Trump touts tax cuts and immigration deal

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With a president as mercurial as Trump, it was anyone’s guess what would happen during his first State of the Union address. The appearance is the president’s most high profile public speaking moment of the year and Trump was expected to touch on some of the issues of the moment, including funding for a border […]

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Steelcase Silq: Price, Specs, Release Date

Stick your hands under whatever task chair you’re currently occupying and you’ll find at least a few levers. One for height, one for sliding the seat padding forward or backward, one for adjusting how much the chair resists when you lean back. Really, you could fiddle for hours trying to find the combination that feels […]

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Facebook 'no place' for young children

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Studies question how good social media is for children’s health More than 100 child health experts are urging Facebook to withdraw an app aimed at under-13s. In an open letter to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg, they call Messenger Kids an “irresponsible” attempt to encourage young children to use Facebook. […]

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Vivo Xplay 7 to come with 10GB of RAM in 2018

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Fresh from unveiling the first smartphone with an on-screen fingerprint sensor, another Vivo smartphone has surfaced on Weibo. Pictures from a presentation detailing a new Vivo smartphone have been leaked which show off the Xplay 7. Vivo’s top of the line flagship series didn’t get an update in 2017 but it is rumored that the […]

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Instagram won’t comment on rumored video calling feature

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Instagram copied the ‘Snap’ and now it might be going after the ‘chat’. A video calling feature was spotted in a non-public version of Instagram by WhatsApp industry blog WABetaInfo. It would let users who’ve begun an Instagram Direct message thread to video chat with each other. That could let people spend even more time […]

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Fitness app Strava lights up staff at military bases

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Image copyright Strava Image caption The movements of soldiers within Bagram air base – the largest US military facility in Afghanistan Security concerns have been raised after a fitness tracking firm showed the exercise routes of military personnel in bases around the world. Online fitness tracker Strava has published a “heatmap” showing the paths its […]

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The Xiaomi Mi 7 won't be launched at Mobile World Congress: report

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The Xiaomi Mi 7 may not be launched at Mobile World Congress this year. According to a report by Android Headlines citing their source within the company, the Mi 7 will not be making it to MWC this year. Previously, there were rumours that Xiaomi would be unveiling its flagship smartphone during the event in […]

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MIT's New ColorFab Process Recolors 3-D Printed Objects

If you want to see the future of 3-D printing, ask Stefanie Mueller for a demo. A computer scientist at MIT, Mueller’s work has involved projects like developing a laser-cutting system to make delicate, 3-D printed origami. Now, Mueller and a team at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab are introducing a new kind […]

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Five myths of seed investing

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Anamitra Banerji Contributor Anamitra Banerji is a co-founder of Afore Capital. More posts by this contributor: Pre-seed has risen in prominence in recent months due to the growing gap between what founders are seeking at the seed stage and what the market is offering, yet conversations around pre-seed come with preconceived notions and false assumptions […]

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2018 Ski Gear for Sunny Days: Trew, Faction, Smith, Tecnica

There’s nothing like skiing under dazzling blue skies. Don’t ruin it by dressing for a blizzard. 1. Trew Men’s Wander JacketA simple wind-blocking shell is all you need in epic weather. The trim cut of this one means it doesn’t feel like you are wearing a tent, and the lightweight construction makes it easy to […]

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